Updating interior doors

So, I thought I would get some great ideas together of things you can do with your doors, from simple to a little more involved.

But all these DIY door ideas will help bring more character and interest into you home.

And you wouldn’t even want to shut these great pantry doors, because they are beautiful and so is the interior.

at La Dolce Vita Pocket doors can be such a space saver!

RH: Okay, Laura, let’s just do a test fit here now.

With the upper panel complete we move on to the bottom one repeating the gluing and nailing process. If the finish wasn’t in such good shape we might think about replacing the hinges and latch set but, that wont be necessary.

Of course this will go right up here or right down here and no matter how many of these we cut using this system right here they’re all going to be exactly the same size.

Boy, this is one of those times when seeing a before picture than comparing it with the end result makes quite an impression.

Makes the hallway look wider to me even and adds a lot of very interesting detail.

Now this kind of project is best done with the door laying flat at a comfortable work height. So, what I’m going to do is we’re going to stick this up on the door temporarily.

After we remove the doors from the hinges we carry them outside to our work area. It’s thick enough to give you the illusion of a recessed panel which is what we want but, I want you to be absolutely sure. We attach three pieces of the molding Laura has chosen then stand the door upright so she can get a better idea of how it will actually look in place. I like the way it looks on the door and everything.

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